Lost In Translation/Three Wonders

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Three Wonders
Three Wonders marquee.
No screen shot.
Three Wonders control panel.
Manufacturer Capcom
Released 1991
Control
Method
8-way Joystick
3 Button(s)
Main CPU 68000 (@ 10.000 MHz)
Z80 (@ 3.580 MHz)
Sound CPU Mono
YM2151 (@ 3.580 MHz)
OKI6295 (@ 1.000 MHz)
Video
Details
Raster (Horizontal)
384 x 224 pixels
60.00 Hz
4,096 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 19 ROMs
5,570,560 bytes (5.31 MiB)
MAME ID 3wonders · 3wonderu · wonder3

About The Game

Three Wonders is an arcade video game which contains 3 games :

  1. Midnight Wanderers - Quest for the chariot
  2. Chariot - Adventure through the sky
  3. Don't Pull

Additional Technical Information

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3

=> Midnight Wanderers : [A] Attack, [B] Jump

=> Chariot : [A] Shot, [B] Tail shot

=> Dont' Pull : [A] Push Block/Break Block, [B] Push Block/Break Block

Trivia

Released in May 1991.

This game is known in Japan as "Wonder 3".

The main character of the action game (Midnight Wanderers) appears as a striker character (Lou) in "Marvel vs. Capcom - Clash of Super Heroes".

Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Captain Commando : G.S.M. Capcom 5 - PCCB-00083) on 21/03/1992.

Updates

The US versions have the "Winners Don't Use Drugs" screen.

"Wonder 3" (the Japanese version) has some differences :

  • The action game is called 'Roosters' instead 'Midnight Wanderers'.
  • Roosters is slightly harder in a few ways : the stage 1 mid-boss has a faster rate of fire, the stage 1 end-boss is more aggressive by shooting less and punching more and near the end of stage 2 where the water is deep some of the platforms will crumble away when you step on them.

Staff

Game Designer
Udatoshi
Programmer
Koma Chan
Character Designer
Kurisan
B.G. Designer
Kuramoyan
Sound Composer
T. Yomage
Director
Kihaji Okamoto

Cabinet and Artwork

Ports

Consoles 
Sony PlayStation (1998)
Sega Saturn (1998)
Sony PSP (2006, "Capcom Classics Collection Remixed")
Sony Playstation 2 (2006, "Capcom Classics Collection, Volume 2")
Microsoft XBOX (2006, "Capcom Classics Collection, Volume 2")

Soundtrack Releases

Album Name Catalogue No. Released Publisher Comments
Captain Commando -G.S.M. CAPCOM 5- PCCB-00083[1] 1992-03-21 Pony Canyon, Inc. 2 CD version.

References

  1. Captain Commando -G.S.M. CAPCOM 5- (CD) at the VGMdb

The contents of this page are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
The sources used include MAME (version 0.113u2) and history.dat (revision 1.28 - 2008-10-18).
Please see http://www.arcade-history.com for credits.

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